Flag Desc 2

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Flag Desc 2 - TUOpnitS. Tbe Indianapolis Journal gives the...
TUOpnitS. Tbe Indianapolis Journal gives the following de scription of trophies brought to that city by Capt Carroll, of the Tenth Indiana: "Among them were two rebel flags. One was the regular Confederate flag, made of silk, and known as the ' Stars and Bars" red, white and red about eight feet bv five. 1 tils flag w as taken by Jobs Mack- Mack- ksset, of this city, one of the bravest boys in the regiment. regiment. On one side of it. It bore the following inscription inscription : 'Presented by the Ladies of Chattanooga, Tenn., to the Marsh Blues. Victory or Death. ' So far as learned, the Baies took neither. . The other flag was a smaller one, with an oval, centre painting, representing tne cotton plant in full bloom, beneath which was coiled a huge rattlesnake, about the length of the Wabash, v,e should judge, when straightened out This belonged to an Alabama regiment, and bore the following motto : ' Give me Liberty or give me Death.' On Uie reverse siJe was the following inscription: Marion County Guards, organized May 0, 1661. Presented by the Ladies of Marion City, Alabama.' This flag was taken by W. F. Rubi. Clark Lamb, a member of the same company, took a beautiful banner inside the fortifications, which was presented to Lieut-Col. Lieut-Col. Lieut-Col. Kux, commanding the regiment Joun M acrebsit also captured two watches one a

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 09 Feb 1862, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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